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Subject: [Boost-testing] Re gression test problem - compiler running 'forever'
From: Richard Webb (richard.webb_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-17 10:12:56

Over the past few days i've been having a problem with some of the Spirit 2
regression tests causing Mingw 4.4.0 (the build from to get stuck - the compiler sits using
100% cpu without appearing to do anything.

I started a clean run of the Trunk tests earlier, and when i checked them
later on i found 14 instances of g++.exe/cc1plus.exe running, some of which
had been running for over an hour.
This was when running the tests with -j3 and a 40 minute timeout, on Windows

I don't know what's causing the compilation issue, but it looks like the
test system is running up more copies of the compiler after a test has run
for too long, but isn't terminating the previous process first.

Anyone got any ideas?

Richard Webb

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